Fake Emails

Good Day Members and Comrades, Please be aware that there are fake emails being sent supposedly from Limusa that do not come from us. Please DO NOT click on the link as this is spam. Thank you.Continue Reading

The Successful National Executive Committee of LIMUSA

The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa held a successful NEC and the capacity building workshop from 28-30 April 2017. The meeting deliberated on organizational building, the growth of the union, the quality service to members, the skills development landscape, the state of our federation, the state of the Alliance and the its components, the…Continue Reading

LIMUSA Celebrates Two Years

Few days before LIMUSA celebrates a milestone in its existence, calamity hit the working class all over the world. The death of Commandant Fidel Castro has left the working class as paupers. His wise words will continue to inspire many working class formations like Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa. LIMUSA celebrates its proud two…Continue Reading

The ratings agencies are not the cure-all remedy for all our economic problems

The Congress of South African Trade Unions totally rejects the outcomes of the rating agencies assessment of the creditworthiness of SA’s sovereign debt. The federation believes that SA’s political and economic affairs are in order and deserve the highest rating and not the investment grade rating with a negative outlook. We warn the South African…Continue Reading

COSATU’s End-of-Year Statement for 2016

The Congress of South African Trade Unions wishes all its members and the workers in general a restful and happy holiday season followed by a successful and happy new year. We wish all workers safe travelling on trains, planes and on the roads. We also caution them against engaging in alcohol abuse and unnecessary expenditure…Continue Reading

COSATU statement on the latest GDP figures

Extract from Cosatu.org.za dated 06 Dec 2016 The Congress of South African Trade Unions takes note of the latest gross domestic product figures released by the Statistics South Africa that shows that South Africa’s economy grew by 0.2% in the third quarter of 2016, down from the growth of 3.3%. According to the Stats SA report,…Continue Reading

LIMUSA tastes victory against ABB

04 March 2016 The liberated metal workers union of South Africa (LIMUSA) has decided to referrer the unfair dismissal case of its President, comrade Siboniso Mdletshe to the Labour court after a ruling by the Metal and Engineering Industries Bargaining Council (MEIBC). A commissioner of the MEIBC ruled that his case was an automatically unfair…Continue Reading

LIMUSA statement on conciliation outcomes of the case brought by our President against his employer.

18 November 2015 The Liberated Metalworkers Union of South Africa (Limusa) is vindicated by the conciliation outcomes of the case that was brought to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) by our President, comrade Siboniso Mdletshe. On the 9th September 2015, comrade Mdletshe was summarily suspended by his employer, ABB. The company alleged that he committed gross misconduct…Continue Reading

LIMUSA to picket outside ABB, Johannesburg

Members of the Liberated Metalworkers will picket in numbers outside ABB, Johannesburg on the 21st of September 2015. This comes after the President of LIMUSA, comrade Sboniso Mdletshe was illegally suspended by his employer ABB. His employer alleged that he committed gross misconduct by submitting union membership forms to ABB instead of submitting them to…Continue Reading